University Student


You are at an exciting point in your life—working toward a degree and preparing for a career. It may also feel overwhelming at times. There is so much to learn and think about, for both future employment and your personal success. We are here to help!

Designed for university students, graduates and staff, these webpages contain valuable, current information about the benefits world, including health care and retirement planning, career outlook and the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist® (CEBS) program.

Explore these pages—you'll find helpful resources for completing papers or projects, evaluating the benefits package of a potential employer and furthering your professional development.

If you would like to receive more CEBS information by mail, please click the button below.

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Certified Employee Benefit Specialist Program

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is privileged to partner with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States as well as Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in offering the CEBS designation—the most respected credential in the benefits industry. If you are looking to start a career in employee benefits, CEBS is a strong addition to your resume and sets you apart from your professional peers.

Study Materials and Exam Fee Discount for Full-Time Students! 

You qualify for a substantial discount on CEBS course study materials and exam fees if you are a full-time undergraduate college or university student carrying a minimum of 12 credits per semester at an accredited institution. Verification from the institution confirming full-time student status must accompany each order and exam application. Orders will only be processed for one course at a time.

U.S. University Application

Canadian University Application